Our history

2021

2021
The Fort Halstead Trust was formed on 01 January 2021

1945

1945

The end of the Second World War

1915

1915

A laboratory was built inside the Old Fort in 1915 for the inspection and maintenance of ammunition stored within the magazines inside the Fort. It has been modified since then, and for a period time in the 1920s after the Fort was sold it was home to the retired Colonel owner.

1895

1895

Although the precise date for the building of Fort Halstead cannot be fixed, it can be safely put between 1895 at the earliest to 1897 at the latest. Fort Halstead was by far the most expensive of all the forts constructed with the site costing £2,939 and the works £22,354.